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Scott Ellery George, Edgar William Lefler IV, James Marshall Spain Jr: Water-dispersible copolyester-ether compositions. Eastman Chemical Company, Harry J Gwinnell, John D Thallemer, July 8, 1997: US05646237 (63 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to linear, water-dispersible sulfopolyesters that incorporate higher order polyalkylene glycol units. The sulfopolyesters provide improved abrasion and blocking resistances in polyester fiber sizing applications.


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. January 24, 2006: US06989193 (57 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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Scott Ellery George, Bobby Jones Sublett, Richard Anthony Miller: Water-dispersible block copolyesters useful as low-odor adhesive raw materials. Eastman Chemical Company, Rose M Allen, Jonathan D Wood, Harry J Gwinnell, December 19, 2000: US06162890 (55 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are linear, water-dispersible sulfopolyesters incorporating a low molecular weight polyethylene glycol and blocks of a high molecular weight polyethylene glycol. The block sulfopolyesters have improved toughness, abrasion resistance, flexibility, and adhesion. Particular utility is realize ...


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, Bernard J Graves Jr, March 8, 2011: US07902094 (42 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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Richard Anthony Miller, Scott Ellery George: Water dispersible adhesive compositions. Eastman Chemical Company, Jonathan D Wood, Harry J Gwinnell, December 28, 1999: US06007910 (42 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an essentially odorless water dissipatable or dispersible adhesive composition that is useful in forming paper articles and other products that can be recycled through repulping in both neutral and alkaline media. The water dispersible adhesive composition is preferably a hot melt adhes ...


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Scott Ellery George, Richard Anthony Miller, Jimmy Ray Trotter, Jayne Webb Lettich, Sammy Ray Repass: Water-dispersible films and fibers based on sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Jonathan D Wood, Bernard J Graves Jr, Harry J Gwinnell, January 9, 2001: US06171685 (39 worldwide citation)

Provided are water-dispersible sulfopolyester compositions having relatively large proportions of pigments and/or fillers. Such compositions are useful as packaging materials and are substantially non-blocking when processed using packaging rolls and are comprised of at least one sulfopolyester as d ...


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Scott Ellery George: Water-dispersible polyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Bernard J Graves Jr, Harry J Gwinnell, February 1, 2000: US06020420 (37 worldwide citation)

This invention provides crystalline, water-dispersible polyesters comprising residues of 4,4'-biphenyl dicarboxylic acid. The polyesters comprise residues of 4,4'-biphenyl dicarboxylic acid, at least one difunctional sulfomonomer in an amount sufficient to provide water dispersibility to the polyest ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Scott Ellery George, Daniel William Klosiewicz, Kab Sik Seo, Coralie McKenna Fleenor, Allen Lynn Crain: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, Bernard J Graves Jr, March 30, 2010: US07687143 (35 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are multicomponent fibers derived from a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water non-dispersible polymer wherein the as-spun denier is less than about 6 and wherein the water dispersible sulfopolyester exhibits a melt viscosity of less than 12,000 poise measured at 240° C. at a strain rate ...


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Kathleen Diane Greer, James Edward Rhein, Hubertus Jacobus Wilhelmus Moolenaar, Scott Ellery George, Richard Leon McConnell: Polyester packaging films producing a peelable seal. Eastman Chemical Company, B J Boshears, Bernie Graves, September 9, 2003: US06616998 (26 worldwide citation)

A heat sealable packaging film producing a peelable seal is formed from a blend of 99 to 75 weight percent of a copolyester and 1 to 25 weight percent of an epoxy-containing impact modifying polymer. The copolyester has a diacid component of at least 50 mole percent terephthalic acid, naphthalenedic ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Scott Ellery George, Daniel William Klosiewicz, Kab Sik Seo, Coralie McKenna Fleenor, Allen Lynn Crain: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, Bernard J Graves Jr, February 22, 2011: US07892993 (18 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are multicomponent fibers derived from a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water non-dispersible polymer wherein the as-spun denier is less than about 6 and wherein the water dispersible sulfopolyester exhibits a melt viscosity of less than 12,000 poise measured at 240° C. at a strain rate ...